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Polly Ho-Yen

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Polly Ho-Yen

  • 5 stars across 4 books
    Polly studied English at Birmingham University. Her novels have been nominated for the Carnegie Medal twice, the Blue Peter Book Award and the Waterstones Children's Book Prize. Polly lives with her husband in Bristol. Binny recently returned from living in Asia where she completed her children's book ORIGAMI HEART. Binny now works on Sydney harbour with other creative folks drinking copious amounts of dandelion tea, and getting inspiration from Jasper the smokey blue cat.
    29th January 2015

    Boy In The Tower

    When they first arrived, they came quietly and stealthily as if they tip-toed into the world when we were all looking th... More

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    7th July 2016

    Where Monsters Lie

    The children of Mivtown have grown up hearing the legend of the monsters of the loch. But it's only a story - a warning ... More

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    7th February 2019

    Two Sides

    Lula and Lenka are best friends and total opposites - Lula is a Dog Person and Lenka is a Cat Person; Lula is super mess... More

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    6th July 2017

    Fly Me Home

    Feeling lost and alone in a strange new city, Leelu wishes she could fly away back home - her real home where her dad is... More

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